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PRESIPNNT NANE$ GLASS.
SEORETARY OF TREASURY
Virginia Member of Congress is Nomi.
nated to Succeed Wim. . McAdoo.
Will Assmiie Ofilco on December 16.
Walshington, Dec. 5.,'Representative
Carter Glass, of Virginia, was nomni
nated today by President Wilson to be
seCretary of the Ireasury of the Unitedi
Mr. Glass will go into oflice on )e
comber 16 under an agreement with
Secretary MeAdoo, whose resignation
was accepted by PVesident Wilson to
take effect upon the appointment and
qualifeation of his succedsor.
Before assuming his duties5Mr. Glassi
will go to his home .in Lynchbairg t'
adjust business affairs to which he
said he cannot give .-4 much attention
as he dId when a member of the house.
Will Acecpt Post.
Tie nomination, which had been
prepared by President Wilson before
his departure Tuesday night, was sent
In from the White flouse upon word
from Mr. Glass that ho would accept
the post. MNir. Class' resignation as a
member of the house within the next
few days, after 18 years of service,
will cause a special election to be
held in his district to choose a succes
No changes in policy of the treasury
are to be expected at present, if at
nll, air. Glass said today. His relations
with Secretary AlcAdoo have been
very close and he is familiar general
ly .with treasury affairs. '
The principal task ahead relates to
tile continued financing of the var
and Mr. ieAdoo has already annioun
ced plans for at least one more large
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clean your thirty feet of bowels with
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twects-Get a 10-cent box now at any
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ren as well as gro(wn-ups. Taste like
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while you sleep.
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mother's time and energy
to do all in their power fo
continually overwork and
run-down condition. Vinc
and iron tonic, wvill build
strong. HERE IS
"I suffered from a nervous, run
clown condition and loss of strength
so it was hard for me to get around
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stored my health and strength and I
heartily recommend it to anyone suf
fering from a nervous run-down
condition. "-Mrs. R. M. iittie.
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ovt.-w"c: ked digestive and c'imiati
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nary laxa . , cat hartics and( purges only
bonls andd prod tihe liver.
Nature's Iemedy(NR Tables) ac:a onl thl
liver, bom.h and even kiaeys, not forcine
tng anid g re:: Ihenling these orgains. TN
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'bond issue iIn the~spring, the bonds 'to
be of short maturities. The floating
of short term certificates in prepara
tion for this loan probably will con
The secretary of the treasury is a
member ex-otllcio of the federal re
serve board and has a large part In
its guiding policies. Mr. AlcAdoo has
advocated the policy of allowing
banks a rather free hand in the coni
duct of their ordinary business with a
minimum of restrictions by the federal
reserve board. Mr. Glass, as one of
the originators of the federal' reserve
system, has concurred generally in
Among many other problems the
new secretary will also be confronted
with supervising the work of the war
finance cor)oration during the read
justment period. He becomes auto
muatically chairman of the American
section of the American high com
mission charged with the duty of
strengthening business and financial
relations between lthe United States
and Latin-American countries.
Washington, )ec. 5.-At an execu
tive session late today the Senate re
ferred 'Mr. Olass' nomination to the
Senate Banking Committee. This is
the usual routine an(d leaders expect
conf irmation by the Senate.
Carter Glass is a resident and native
of Lynchburg, Va. lie was edlcate(l
in lie public and private schools and
in tlie newspaper business. lie owns
The News, the daily morning liaper
of Lynchiburg, and The State Advance,
the daily afternoon paper of that city.
Ie was a member of the Senate of
Virginia from 1889 until 1903 and of
te Virginia constitutional convention
in 1901-2. Ile was elected to the
liouse in 1902 and has 'been there ever
since. When the Democrats secured
control of the House he was made
cialirman of the Committee on Bank
ing and Currency and has had a lead
Ing part in tlie formulation and pas
sage of the notable fiscal legislation
under t Wilson administration. For
eiglt years ie was a member of the
board of visitors of the University of
Virginia. Tn 1911 he unsuccessfully
o)ptosed Claude A. Swansan for the
United States Senate. He is one of
the leaders of the anti-machine De
mocracy of Virginia. He was from
the outset a strong stI)porter of Wood
row Wilson. le reirescnts the Sixth
Virginia district, which includes the
cities of Lynchburg, Radford and
reed is Vinol
de the demand upon a
unlimited. In their zeal
r their loved ones, they
are soon i a nervous,
1, the non-secret cod liver
you up and make you
"I keep house for my husband and
rnyself and got intoa weak, run-down
sondition, no strength, languid andl no
ambition. After doctoring for awhile
and getting no better 1 tried Vinol
md to my surprise it~ built me up and
utrengthened my whole system. It
s certainly a good tonic. "-Mrs.Wm.
you feei :i thie mornM. That "loggy."
tier feeling wi be gone-ju'il toel tine.
a result is'
e the test.
at a relief I
i better you
better every way.
r tubbornty con.
ono NRt T'abt
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to take medictno
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p your system
By OENBVIEVB ULMAR
(Copyright, 1918. Western Newspaper Union.)
T WAS the mournful
est face ever was,
4 4 though rotund, smooth
as a woman's, with
VP kIndly but serious
eyes. Their owner was
thoughtfully pacing the
sidewalk in front of the
hotel. Suddenly he
./ halted and his face
shone as with an in
"The chimes of
Christias eve," he murmured, and a
silc. peaceful, reverential, all good
will and gentleness, told that his soul
was drinking In the sweet music of the
distant bells, their notes mellow and
soft as silver beads dropped within a
"Fire I fire I" someone yelled. "It's
the schoolhouse. No, it's Benton's
store." The man watched the firetruck
pass but did not join the rushing
throngs. Ile entered the hotel, sank
into an armchair and sat immersed in
meditation. le was not aroused until
an hour had passed by. Two men took
the chairs just beyond him.
"That settles Santa Claust" spoke
one of them.
"Much of a blaze?"
"Enough to burn to ashes the Santa
outfit the store had ordered from the
"We must rig up a home-made
Kriss Kringle, then. There's no time
to lose, either. Those little ones will
be on hand at the hall In two hours."
The sad face of their listening neigh
bor lit up with responsive sentiment.
"Excuse me, gentlemen," he Apoke,
"but do I understand that you''re look
ing for a Santa Claus?"
"That's it," nodded the man nearest
"I'd like the job. I'd enjoy the jol
lity. I am the Humpty Dumapty of a
stranded company, homeward bound.
In my wardrobe, I am sure, I have a
very notable Kriss Kringle disguise."
Thus it was that Robert Merrill, ex
circus clown and famous Humpty
Duipty, set juvenile Belleville wild
with delight that memorable Christ
"You have won all hearts," enthused
Mr. Arnold Drew to the great star of
the occasion. "You have gloriously
saved the day. Of course you will be
itobert Merrill hesitated. Then he
glanced at four little happy-faced chil
dren in the Drew automobile. "Per
haps I can make up a Christmas spe
cial for those cherubs," he sid.
For two hours at the Drew home
Robert Merrill fascirated the little
ones. le exercised the best that was
in him of grimace and contortion to
set them wild with delight. They were
sInging a carol at the platno when Mr.
Drew beckoned, led him into a small
room and proceeded to a closet.
"We have a jewel of a governess for
thme children and this is her seowing
room," he said, going to a cabinet.
"This may be acceptabile after your
arduous exercise," and he set a dlecan
ter andl a glass on the table.
He was almost startled at the sud
den change that camne over his guest.
Robert Merrill's features grew stern.
"I want to show you something," he
saId, andl bared one arm. Across its
surface was revealed a date. "Ten
years back-you note it? The circus
tattoo man did that. It conmmemnorat
ed the (lay when I realized that my
reckless wvay had brought me to pov
erly, had cost me a loving wife and
two little cherubs. Ten years-twventy
-a lifetime, still wvill I seek them the
world over to atone for my cruel nleg
"You brave, true man !" cried Ar
nold D~rew shamedly, and swept the
tab~le clear and went back to tihe room
where the children wvere, leaving his
guest to recover Is composure.
Robert Merrill started with a thlrill.
lie turned to confront a sweet, patient
faced woman, whose eyes were fixed
upon the tattoo chronicle as though
"It is true?" she whIspered, and
tottered, and he cauight hter in his
arms, and the joy of his own soul
seemed imparted to that of the lost
one found-his wIfe I
"At last I" hIs tones vibrated. "You
believe? You forgive? Our little ones?"
"Sate in the care of kInd frIends. I
have toiled for them Bo gladly, think
lag you (lead. My husband, you have
redeemed all thlose bitter, cruel years I"
Arnold Drew, returning, stood spell
bound viewing the reunited twain
"You will send for your little ones,"
he said, "and tomorrow wIll be for all
of u the brightest, happiest Christ
man day that loving hert can wate
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On account of shortage of clerical help
and the high prices we are having to
pay for cotton seed and labor, we are
forced to turn our products into cash as
quick as possible. So we are selling
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PRICES ON HULLS AND MEAL
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Meal . . . . . . $2.75 per sack
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